NEW HANOVER and BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) – The North Carolina Department of Transportation Ferry Division will be holding exercise drills Wednesday that involve ferry terminals and vessels along the Southport-Fort Fisher route, according to an NCDOT spokesperson.
The exercise is meant to assist in evaluating and enhancing security measures within the North Carolina Ferry system. It’s not in response to any threat to ferry vessels, terminals, etc.
The Ferry Division will be working with the Transportation Security Administration’s Visible Intermodal Prevention and Response team, law enforcement and emergency service agencies from Brunswick and New Hanover counties, and the United States Coast Guard Sector North Carolina.
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